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Mackintosh At The Willow

Built 1903
217 Sauchiehall Street
G2 3EX

Join a free tour of this iconic Mackintosh masterpiece, first designed in 1903 as a tearoom for Glaswegian businesswoman Miss Cranston, and still a tearoom over a hundred years later. Visit the Salon de Luxe and the gentleman’s Billiard Room and learn more about this Art Nouveau wonder. Winner of multiple architecture awards, this Grade A listed building is an inspiring delight in the city centre.

Tel: 01412041903

Other Information


Nearest Train and/or Subway: Cowcaddens
Parking: Cambridge St NCP


Physical Access to Building: Limited Access (only part of the building is fully accessible (e.g. ground floor is wheelchair accessible but other areas are only accessible via stairs – please explain below)
Further details: All areas on the tour are accessible via the lift except the gallery area (one flight of stairs.) Wheelchair users are welcome to spend those 5 minutes in the Salon de Luxe where the tour will meet them after the gallery stop.
Facilities: Seating, Toilet, Wheelchair Accessible Toilet


Organisation Information:

The Willow Tea Rooms Trust is dedicated to preserving and sharing the legacy of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Margaret Macdonald and Miss Catherine Cranston. Set up in 2014 to save the original Willow Tea Rooms building from being lost, the Trust now acts as custodian for the historic building, which now includes an education programme, interactive exhibition and conference facilities.

Visit This Building

Booking essential

Tours Saturday and Sunday @ 9am, 5pm

Tour duration: 1 hour